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Stand Alone Fence For Construction: Traditional Perimeter Fencing vs Reusable Heavy-Duty Fencing

Most of us in the construction industry have used the same style perimeter fencing for years and have come to expect it as the norm. Cheap, bending, falling over, messy sandbags. Have you ever wondered, "why do I keep using this $#!++% fence? Is there a better option?" What is the difference between

Working From Height: 3 Ways to Engineer Out the Hazard

For contractors, providing a workplace free of danger while working at height is a big responsibility, especially since we know falls continue to be construction’s leading cause of death. OSHA requires fall protection provided at elevations of six feet in the construction industry to prevent workers from falling off overhead platforms, elevated work stations

By |2022-12-23T19:26:53+00:00November 16th, 2022|Hilmerson Safety Rail System™, News, PS Not BS|

How Are You Taking Better Care of Our Planet?

Commercial Construction Industry Embracing Sustainability I’ve long believed it’s our responsibility to protect our planet. It is exciting to see the commercial construction industry’s willingness to embrace sustainability, often through LEED-certified projects. Hilmerson Safety® is proud to have deployed Modular Jib Systems or “sky hooks” as well as our safety rail system and cart

By |2022-10-24T21:43:06+00:00October 24th, 2022|News|

How Green Is Your Dumpster?

Back when I visited construction job sites around the country as a safety consultant, it drove me crazy to see 2 x 4s used for safety guardrails, then tossed into landfills. That’s our environment going to waste! While most commercial construction companies now try to be more protective of our natural resources, it’s still

By |2022-11-16T19:12:54+00:00September 14th, 2022|News|

Hilmerson Safety Is Granted a U.S. Patent For Its Multi-Use Stair/Slab Grabber

The company’s expanding portfolio of construction safety products is transforming how industry leaders do business Stair/Slab Grabber Hilmerson Safety is once again proving there are better ways to keep job sites safe, by announcing it has been granted a U.S. patent for its multi-use Stair/Slab Grabber. This is the eighth patent issued

By |2023-01-02T18:52:50+00:00September 12th, 2022|Hilmerson Safety Rail System™, News|

Ways Contractors Can Improve Construction Site Security with Quality Stand-Alone Fencing

Are you a contractor looking for ways to improve construction site security while reducing your company liabilities? Maybe you’ve had equipment stolen or suspect trespassers have accessed your site overnight. Or maybe you’re over-focused on production and have lost sight of your liability and risk that an unsecure job site presents to you and

Hilmerson Safety® Patents Guardrail Storage Platform

Improving the Efficiency of Leading-Edge Safety Methods in Construction  Mobile Guardrail Cart Patent The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has awarded Hilmerson Safety® U.S. Patent D959,085 S for its guardrail storage platform, the foundational mechanism of the Hilmerson Safety Rail System™ kit. Granted on July 26, 2022, the patent recognizes the invention of

By |2023-01-02T18:54:25+00:00July 29th, 2022|Hilmerson Safety Rail System™, News|

Deb Hilmerson Featured in Fence News Article

President and CEO, Deb Hilmerson, was featured in the July 2022 issue of Fence News USA. In this article, Deb talks about how she found her passion for construction safety, being a woman in the industry, and more. Check out the article: "Every Experience Prepares You for What's Next". "There are times you forgot

By |2022-07-19T15:37:13+00:00July 19th, 2022|News|

Fall Protection Guardrails – 7 Ways to Prevent Injury and Reduce Risk

The challenge for all contractors is to maintain a reasonable balance between productivity, quality and safety to ensure injury-free work zones. We know when more value is put on schedule and budget with greater emphasis on production, injuries are more likely to occur. Deploying an engineered guardrail system vs. the typical 2x4 guardrail system

By |2022-11-16T18:37:47+00:00June 23rd, 2022|Hilmerson Safety Rail System™, News, PS Not BS|

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